|John Cage Lecture Reading: on Rauschenberg, Duchamp, Johns etc. at L.A. County Museum of Art, 1965 - John Cage|
John Cage reads: "On Robert Rauschenberg, Artist and His Work", published in his book Silence, and "26 Statements Re Duchamp", and "Jasper Johns: Stories and Ideas", both published in his book A Year From Monday. The lecture begins with an amusing and informative autobiographical introduction to his interest in art and artists, how he became a composer, and how he wrote each of these pieces. This lecture is of great historical value...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Spoken Word; 20th Century Classical
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|John Cage interviewed by Jack Hirschman in Los Angeles, 1963 - John Cage, Jack Hirschman|
This interview conducted by poet and broadcaster at KPFK FM Jack Hirschman was recorded in conjunction with John Cages visit to Los Angeles with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, performing at Royce Hall. Cage was to perform "45' for a Speaker" at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall in July 1963a kind of lecture performance. It was composed by chance operations related to the imperfections on the paper on which it was composed.
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
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